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Monday 18th June2018

A Spoonbill showed well on the Broadwater just east of the Observatory during the day and at least 4 Red Kites drifted through. Three Cuckoos, a Barn Owl and a Great Spotted Woodpecker were also of note.

In the moth traps 31 Middle-barred Minors continued to dominate the catch with a Green Pug, Large Nutmeg, and a Burnished Brass all recorded.

Butterflies included a Brown Argus, 2 Speckled Woods, and 2 Small Heaths.

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Norfolk Great White Egret 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes +4.Spoonbills Spotted Redshank. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk no sign of Black-winged Stilt 1ml ESE of Potter Heigham at Potter Heigham Marshes 7am-8.30am. Use c'pk by A149 at Lathams (£8.50 per day) +take track ENE for 3/4ml NR29 5JE
Norfolk Pied Crow Winterton again flew north past Little Tern colony at 9.06am
Norfolk 2.Curlew Sands Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh +5.Little Gulls 2.Spotted Redshanks +3.Spoonbills flew east
Norfolk 2.Caspian Gulls (2s +1s) Cromer on beach east of pier then flew off